If you're ever in need of a recipe for a gorgeous, fabulous tasting dessert that looks as if you fussed to create a culinary artistic masterpiece when it really was one of the easiest desserts you ever made -- here it is.
Even the name is fancy. But this one is a cinch to make and guaranteed to please.
Or for this easy puff pastry tart. It's a lovely dessert for family, company, Rosh Hashanah, Sukkot, Shabbat or any old time.
Plum Galette with Orange and Rosemary
(If you can’t find frozen dough pastry squares in the frozen section of your supermarket, buy regular puff pastry sheets and cut the sheets into squares.)
- 6 puff pastry squares (4-inch)
- 3 peaches or 6 President or Empress (or about 8 Italian prune) plums, cut into wedges (about one pound)
- 3-4 tablespoons sugar
- 1 teaspoon grated fresh orange peel
- 1 teaspoon chopped fresh rosemary
Preheat the oven to 425 degrees. Place the pastry squares on a parchment paper lined baking sheet. Prick the dough in a few places. Arrange equal amounts of the fruit on top of each square, leaving a border of 1/2-inch. Mix the sugar, orange peel and rosemary. Sprinkle equal amounts of the sugar mixture on top of the fruit (using the extra sugar if you have a real sweet tooth). Pinch the dough border to make it slightly higher and closer to the fruit. Refrigerate for about 20 minutes. Bake for about 20 minutes or until golden brown.
Makes 6 servings